Ontario manufacturing industries team up to address critical skills shortageby Canadian Plastics
Four manufacturing organizations have banded together to hire and train unemployed/underemployed youth in a bid to address a critical shortage of CNC machinists in Ontario.
Ted Callighen is new president of CTMAby Canadian Plastics
The Canadian Tooling & Machining Association (CTMA) has elected Ted Callighen as its new president.
Auto parts sector must invest to thrive: DesRosiersby Canadian Plastics
There are good days ahead for Canada’s automotive parts makers and toolmakers – but only the companies that invest in manpower, technology, and research and development will reap the full benefits, according to Canadian…
Milacron names Bruce Chalmers as new CFOby Canadian Plastics
Cincinnati, Ohio-based plastics processing equipment maker Milacron LLC has appointed Bruce Chalmers as chief financial officer.
Moldmaker Unique Tool adding new capital equipment, staffby Canadian Plastics
Windsor, Ont.-based moldmaker Unique Tool & Gauge is making a multi-million dollar capital equipment investment, and has also announced plans to hire at least 30 new workers.
Windsor Mold Expo event is coming upby Canadian Plastics
On October 23, 2014, the tabletop Windsor Mold Expo, organized by Canadian Plastics, will take place in Windsor, Ont.
Reko International lands major precision machining contractby Canadian Plastics
Ontario-based tooling supplier Reko International Group Inc. has signed a three-year, multi-million dollar machining contract.
Lessons from Portugal’s improved moldmaking industryby Canadian Plastics
Go back 30 years and many of Canada’s moldmakers and plastics processors probably had at least one or two Portuguese companies as go-to contacts on their rolodexes. With a centuries-old glass making tradition that crossed naturally over…
Incoe opens new European headquartersby Canadian Plastics
Hot runner and specialized tooling maker Incoe Corporation has opened its new consolidated European headquarters in Rödermark, Germany.
Milacron forms tooling partnership with Big 3 Precision Moldsby Canadian Plastics
Plastics processing equipment maker Milacron has made a tooling partnership with blow mold manufacturing company Big 3 Precision Molds to develop and commercialize injection blow molding technology, including turn-key systems.
Protoplast is having a very good yearby Canadian Plastics
Sometimes the stars and planets align and — through a combination of talent, hard work, timing, and a bit of luck — you wind up having a very good year. Elvis had one in 1956, for example, and so did Wayne Gretzky in 1982. And it…
Kurt Curtis named Incoe’s general manager, North Americaby Canadian Plastics
Hot runner systems manufacturer Incoe Corporation USA has promoted Kurt Curtis to general manager of its North American operations.
Axel Plastics Research names new Canadian sales repby Canadian Plastics
Mold release and process aid additives maker Axel Plastics Research Laboratories Inc., headquartered in Woodside, N.Y., has named Larry Lambert as Midwest and Pacific Northwest regional sales manager, also responsible for the provinces of…
Milacron appoints Bruce Catoen as chief technology officerby Canadian Plastics
Cincinnati, Ohio-based equipment maker Milacron LLC has named Bruce Catoen as the company’s chief technology officer (CTO).
CTMA appoints new executive directorby Canadian Plastics
Les Payne, the longtime executive director of the Canadian Tooling & Machining Association (CTMA), is stepping down, to be replaced by Robert Cattle.
Husky completes acquisition of medical and closure mold maker Schttliby Canadian Plastics
Husky Injection Molding Systems has completed the acquisition of the medical and closure mold maker Schöttli Group of Diessenhofen, Switzerland.
DME names new VP, general manager for Americasby Canadian Plastics
Mold technology supplier DME Company has named Dean Froney as vice president and general manager for the Americas.
K 2013 WRAP UP: MOLD TECHNOLOGYby Canadian Plastics
Tooling capacity inadequate to support projected auto launch demand: reportby Canadian Plastics
There will be a vendor tooling capacity constraint within the North American automotive industry by 2018, according to a new report by research firm Harbour Results Inc.
Quebec’s Techno Moules partners with French moldmakerby Canadian Plastics
Tooling technology provider Techno Moules, of Saint-Damien, Que., has expanded its product offerings by signing a partnership agreement with French moldmaker Rouxel S.A.